Chamber of Shipping > Blog > News > JUNE 19 – SIEM CONFUCIUS

The first overseas car freighter with low-emission LNG propulsion is now in service for Volkswagen Group. The vessel, Siem Confucius, will transport more than 4,800 vehicles from Europe to North and Central America. The car freighter is powered by LNG. The LNG drive reduces carbon dioxide emissions by up to 25 percent, nitrogen oxide emissions by up to 30 percent, soot particles by up to 60 percent and sulphur oxide emissions by up to 100 percent.

  • Length: 200m
  • Breadth: 38m
  • Decks: 13
  • Capacity: 7,500 Car Equivalent Units (CEU)

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